Established 2004

Ruddlesden geotechnical

Ruddlesden geotechnical provides ground investigation, geotechnical consultancy and contamination assessment services.

Based in Exeter, but covering the whole of the UK, albeit primarily concentrated in the South West, Ruddlesden geotechnical was formed in 2004.

Ruddlesden geotechnical works on behalf of a wide client base, including local, regional and national housing developers, housing associations, commercial developers, building contractors, structural and civil engineers, architects, building consultants, quantity surveyors, local authorities and private individuals.

Development projects range from single dwellings and extensions to large housing estates, multi-storey flats, offices, industrial units, roads, slopes, schools, hospitals and basements.

The services and projects listed on this web-site provide an indication of those carried out by Ruddlesden geotechnical, but others are carried out. If your requirement is not readily identifiable on this web-site, please contact us as we may still be able to help you.

  • AGS
  • Constructionline
  • CSCS
  • SMAS
  • ECFC trust
  • Latest news

    01 Jun 2021

    Simon Ruddlesden will be presenting a talk to the Geological Society on the Hazards Associated with Mining and Mineral Exploitation in Devon and Cornwall

    The Geological Society Engineering Group Special Publication: Geological Hazards in the UK: Their Occurrence, Monitoring and Mitigation is an essential read and point of reference for all ground investigation and geotechnical practitioners in the UK....

    Simon Ruddlesden will be presenting a talk to the Geological Society on the Hazards Associated with Mining and Mineral Exploitation in Devon and Cornwall
    Simon Ruddlesden will be presenting a talk to the Geological Society on the Hazards Associated with Mining and Mineral Exploitation in Devon and Cornwall
  • Recent projects

    Foundations Options Appraisal, Somerset

    The Somerset Levels typically comprise a thick sequence of Quaternary and Recent Alluvium/ Tidal Flat Deposits, made up of layers of peat, clay, silt, sand and gravel, underlain by Triassic and Jurassic bedrock deposits. The cost-effective developmen...

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  • Recent projects

    Successful Foul Drainage Tests Facilitate Residential Development in Devon

    It was proposed to construct a foul water drainage field at a proposed residential development site in South Devon. Ruddlesden geotechnical undertook in-situ percolation tests in accordance with Building Regulations drainage and waste disposal Approv...

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